Why Become a Citizen

When you become a citizen, you enjoy the full benefits and privileges of being an American.  You are the future of this country: become a citizen to fully participate in that future.  

If you are a citizen, you can ... 
  • Vote in elections and play a role in shaping the decisions that affect your family.
  • Petition family members to live in the United States.
  • Travel with a U.S. passport.
  • Apply for educational loans and scholarships that are limited to citizens.
  • Work for government agencies that only hire citizens.
  • Access certain public benefits like Supplemental Security Income (SSI). 
  • Run for political office such as school board, city council, or mayor. 
Apply for citizenship today: